Another Girvan closure?

Fears for the future of Girvan’s Registry Office appear to have been allayed this week as South Ayrshire Council said it was committed to maintaining a service in the town.

But the Gazette has learned that the Knockcushan Street office opening hours are to be dramatically reduced and that the office could be closed completely for months because of a shortage of staff. This would mean local people travelling to Ayr to register family births, deaths and marriages.

Read the full story in this week’s Carrick Gazette.